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Captain Marryat, R.N. C.B.
Captain Marryat, R.N. C.B.
Engraved by Permission from a Drawing by William Beenes. C.Cook A.C.
London: Richard Bentley, 1848.
Stipple and engraving. 228 x 138mm. 9 x 5½". Slight crease.
Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) was an English Royal Navy officer, novelist, and a contemporary acquaintance of Charles Dickens. He is particularly known of his children's novel 'The Children of the New Forest', and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling. After Lord Amherst declared war on Burma in 1824, the British sent an expedition of 11,000 men under Major-General Archibald Campbell and ships under Marryat to attack Rangoon by sea.
See NMM: PAD3574.
[Ref: 19038]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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F Marryat [facsimile signature.]
F Marryat [facsimile signature.]
London, Published by Henry Colburn, Sept. 1, 1836.
Stipple with engraving on india paper, 180 x 125mm. 7 x 5". Chipped right margin.
Portrait of Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848), Royal Navy officer, novelist, and acquaintance of Charles Dickens. He is particularly known for his children's novel 'The Children of the New Forest', and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling. After Lord Amherst declared war on Burma in 1824, the British sent an expedition of 11,000 men under Major-General Archibald Campbell and ships under Marryat to attack Rangoon by sea.
NMM PAD3575.
[Ref: 26771]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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